Kimberly Reason brings 30 years of communications and leadership experience in the public, corporate and nonprofit sectors to her project management role. As Acting Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, and Senior Public Information Officer for the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, Kimberly advised executives on the agency’s strategic and capital initiatives, with particular focus on implementing media and communication strategies for engaging public officials and communities impacted by the agency’s mega-infrastructure construction projects. She has worked closely with the Washington State congressional delegation, the Governor’s office, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Federal Transit Administration, in addition to local officials from the Washington State Department of Transportation, the Port of Seattle, Seattle Mayor’s Office, Seattle Department of Transportation, Tacoma Mayor’s Office, regional county executives, and other elected officials.
Kimberly also draws on extensive community leadership experience as Vice President for Programs at the Metropolitan Seattle Urban League; Executive Director for Legal Voice; Chair of the Minority Executive Directors Coalition and the Seattle Mayor’s Commission on Children and Youth; board member for the United Way of King County and the Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment; Program Manager for the JTPA-funded Northwest Center Industries Office Skills Training Program; speaker-educator for the People of Color Against AIDS Network and the Lifelong AIDS Alliance; PR intern for the National Women’s Political Caucus; and paramedic aide for the youth international aid program, Amigos de las Americas. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum Washington State Chapter, Board of Advisors for CatStone Books Publishing, jurist for the Seattle Black Film Festival, and graduate of Leadership Tomorrow.